Why are tomatoes categorized under vegetables instead of fruits?

Answer Because they are used in savory dishes more often than sweet dishes. Many of of the 'vegetables' we use are actually fruits; tomatoes, all squashes, cucumbers, peppers, etc. True vegetables do not ... Read More »

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Are tomatoes vegetables or fruits?

Botanically, fruit.Culinary, vegetable.Peppers are fruit. Squash is fruit. etc.If you eat the plant, it's a vegetable. If you eat what the plant makes, its a fruit (or seed).

Is it healthier to cut down on meat and have more fruits and vegetables instead?

holy crap every single meal??? You're only supposed to have 3 servings of meat a WEEK if you eat meat (be it red meat, poultry, fish, game - all meat combined). That is the health recommendation. w... Read More »

What fruits or vegetables are good to grow under Central Texas sun?

Find a local garden center and talk to a professional. He will be familiar with the area and problems and guide you to successful plants. As to a general answer, arbors are great ways to shade... Read More »

If you need 5 fruits and vegetables a day are you saying you need 5 fruits and 5 vegetables Or just 5 total?

You need a total of 5 servings of fruit and vegetables, not 5 of each.A serving size of fruit would be, for example, one piece of fresh fruit (pear, peach, orange), or half a grapefruit, or a half ... Read More »